Clearlax vs Miralax

Clearlax
(OTC)
Miralax
(OTC)
Clearlax is a laxative.
Miralax is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Constipation
2.7
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 18, 1999
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
233 Discussions
98,570 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for Cramping
#3 for Bloating
#4 for IBS
#5 for Colonoscopy
Clearlax is approved for Constipation, Cramping, Bloating and Gastrointestinal Gas and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for Colonoscopy
#3 for Cramping
#4 for Bloating
#5 for IBS
Miralax is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cle
Weight Gain
8
Abdominal Discomfort
5
Dehydration
3
Gagging
3
Hemorrhoids
3
Addiction
3
Appendicitis
2
Diabetes
2
Diverticulitis
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Mir
Weight Gain
4
Burning
2
Dizziness
1
Fainting
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Shaking
1
Paralysis
1
Stroke
1
Pancreatitis
1
Palpitations
1
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Clearlax
Cle
Miralax
Mir
Weight Gain
Cle
Mir
8
4
Abdominal Discomfort
Cle
Mir
5
0
Dehydration
Cle
Mir
3
0
Gagging
Cle
Mir
3
0
Hemorrhoids
Cle
Mir
3
0
Addiction
Cle
Mir
3
0
Appendicitis
Cle
Mir
2
0
Diabetes
Cle
Mir
2
0
Diverticulitis
Cle
Mir
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Cle
Mir
2
0
Weight Gain
Mir
Cle
4
8
Burning
Mir
Cle
2
0
Dizziness
Mir
Cle
1
0
Fainting
Mir
Cle
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Mir
Cle
1
0
Shaking
Mir
Cle
1
0
Paralysis
Mir
Cle
1
0
Stroke
Mir
Cle
1
0
Pancreatitis
Mir
Cle
1
0
Palpitations
Mir
Cle
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Clearlax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Miralax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Clearlax and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Miralax and alcohol.
Method of use
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Dosages
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Powder: 17 gram, 17 gram/dose
Powder: 17 gram, 17 gram/dose
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Polyethylene Glycol 3350
Polyethylene Glycol 3350
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Clearlax and Miralax: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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